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Government pedals new era of green commutes with e-bike Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters will have more opportunities to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work, thanks to the updated Cycle to Work guidance. Cycling Minister Michael Ellis recently announced a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme which ...

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Water matters

Zip Water UK looks at how the wellbeing concept has well and truly infiltrated workplaces and what employers can do to ensure their drinking water supply is part of this Living healthily has transformed over recent years, and the wider ...

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Environmental conditions in the workplace have a major impact on productivity

Indoor air quality, lighting and room temperature all significantly affect productivity according to a new report from Sharp Business Systems UK (SBSUK), a subsidiary of Sharp Electronics Europe (SEE). The new report, which reviews the role of indoor air quality, ...

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The Remark Group launches bespoke sound masking solution

Intelligent business solutions company The Remark Group has developed a new sound masking solution which utilises 360° immersive sound dispersion to protect privacy, increase productivity and improve workplace wellbeing. In a recent survey conducted by The Remark Group, 65% of ...

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Pedal power hits the streets of Edinburgh during free cycling initiative

Over 5,000 trips were made using Edinburgh’s new city bikes last week after Just Eat Cycles, which is operated by Serco on behalf of Transport for Edinburgh, made the scheme completely free to use for seven days. Between Sunday 5 ...

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What we really, really want

What do employees really think about their workplace and wellbeing? We report on a recent survey examining the attitudes of those who are the target of the trends Prevailing workplace trends appear to be moving in a progressive direction. All ...

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Report reveals half of employees feel psychologically unsafe in the workplace

Today sees the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May), which aims to drive conversations around mental health to create lasting change, City & Guilds Group is calling on employers and managers to take the lead when it comes ...

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NHS Trust joins behaviour change programme Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at encouraging employees to take actions that improve sustainability and wellbeing. The programme launched to over 20,000 ...

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Improving health and well-being for all as IWBI membership continues to grow

The International WELL Building Institute’s (IWBI) recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, has added a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster. The program ...

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Welcome break

Healthy, appetising menus may not be enough to attract staff to the workplace restaurant, claims Nick Hucker, MD of Preoday. He argues that other incentives may be necessary Most employees spend much of their lives working. Assuming a full-time worker ...

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